Managing Director – Client Portfolio Management
Michael joined SCS Financial Services in 2021 and has over 20 years of experience in the investment business. Michael serves as a Managing Director in the Investment Group and member of the Investment Committee. Michael is an integral part of sourcing, evaluating, and decision making across all asset classes, and he is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Hedge Fund Program. Prior to joining SCS, Michael served as the Chief Investment Officer of Matheys Lane Capital Management (MLCM), overseeing asset allocation, investment research, and client portfolios for the firm.
Prior to joining MLCM, Michael was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at HighVista Strategies, where he oversaw internal and external investment strategies for the firm’s endowment-style funds. Michael’s responsibilities included both direct investments and partnerships with third party managers in both public and private markets. Before HighVista, Michael spent nearly a decade as an analyst/portfolio manager in the hedge fund industry, first for Trilogy Capital and Farallon Capital Management and then as founder of Stone Creek Partners, an investment affiliate of Tiger Management. Michael began his investment career in private equity at Thayer Capital and Riverstone Holdings after serving as an investment banking analyst at Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co. Michael earned a BA from UNC-Chapel Hill and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.